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Submit Your Educational Media and Become a DCMP Accessible Content Partner

Because of COVID-19, we’ve all begun using educational media that support remote learning. Educators are seeking online content, and many are creating their own. Content that is accessible to students who are deaf and blind is difficult to find. about description, captioning, producers-and-distributors

Map It: What Comes Next? Module

Map It: What Comes Next is a free, online, interactive training designed for transition-aged students who are deaf or hard of hearing. The training utilizes three questions: about module, pepnet

Getting a Job! for Students Who Are Deaf and Hard of Hearing - Module

The Getting a Job! for Students Who Are Deaf and Hard of Hearing online training was developed and designed for students who are deaf or hard of hearing and the professionals who work with them.  Focusing on the transition from school to work, the training offers a series of activities, supporting documents and topical videos designed to help the job seeker prepare for the world of work.  All the videos in the modules are presented in ASL, and are also voiced in English and captioned. about module, pepnet

Interactive Transcripts for Captions and Description

DCMP videos include transcripts of the caption and description files. Interactive Transcripts scroll "live" as the video plays, with words highlighted in yellow as they are captioned or spoken so that students can follow along. Interactive Transcripts are accessible by screen readers. From DCMP Help Center

Black Deaf Culture Through the Lens of History

Overviews recent accomplishments and recognition of Black Deaf people From Benro Ogunyipe about educators, history, consumers, deaf

What is DCMP?

Learn about the free media and information services we offer to schools and families. From DCMP Help Center

Search for DCMP Media

DCMP has thousands of accessible educational videos. This section details how to find media using our Search utility. From DCMP Help Center

Domains and Ports That Must Be Accessible to Use DCMP

In order to use DCMP services within your school's network, your browser needs to be able to access a number of required domains and ports. If you are having problems with playing DCMP media, please send this page to your IT department at your school or district and request these domains be allowed through your firewall. If you cannot access domains listed below, you will experience issues using DCMP services. All services communicate over ports 80 and 443. If you have additional questions please contact us at From DCMP Help Center

All About DCMP's Learning Center and eLearning

DCMP's Learning Center provides information, guidelines, parent and educator resources, and eLearning resources pertaining to DCMP and accessibility in educational media. From DCMP Help Center

Everyone Needs a Role Model - Jake Olson

Children often hear the question, “What do you want to be when you grow up?” They may respond by sharing their goals of wanting to become an astronaut, rock star, princess, or president. While these professions are unlikely outcomes for most children, we try not to discourage their dreams. Do we offer the same level of encouragement to students with disabilities? We should. There are many role models for these students who show us anything is possible. From Cindy Camp about educators, parents, blindness

Browse by Standards

DCMP members can browse and search for videos based on state and national educational standards. DCMP uses EdGate Correlation Services to ensure that state K-12 standards are kept accurate and up-to-date. Standards include: From DCMP Help Center

Deaf History

Teachers, parents, and other adults working in some educational capacity with a K–12 student (or students) who is deaf, hard of hearing, blind, visually impaired, or deaf-blind are invited to register for a free DCMP account. Media is available instantly from our website, and can often be mailed to you on DVD. about dcmp, history

DCMP: A Valued Resource

Looking around the classroom, Sarah wondered how she would meet the diverse needs of her students in teaching History. After reading their school records and talking with other teachers, she knew that four students came from families where English was a second language, but that many more lacked the background knowledge and vocabulary needed to comprehend her content; three students in the class had moderate to profound hearing loss; and one student had little vision. From Debbie Pfeiffer, Ed.D., CED about educators

Real-Time Captioning

Discusses the uses and problems with real-time captioning From Gary Robson about captioning

Deaf People are Patient People

[Editor's note: This article was written in 2004 and has since been archived. Some content may be outdated.] From John F. Levesque about consumers, history

What I Should Have Known About Captioning...

The script was written, the instructors selected, the television production team assembled, and the studio reserved. One essential aspect of the project was missing—the captioning experts. Filming could not proceed without their input. From Pamela H. Beck, M.Ed. about captioning, educators

Value of DCMP Audio Description: A Producer's Perspective

Hilari Scarl explains how quality audio description enhanced her documentary. From Hilari Scarl about description, producers-and-distributors

Access: Realtime Speech-to-Text Module

Access: Realtime Speech-to-Text is a comprehensive overview of realtime speech-to-text services. This course provides information about various types of speech-to-text services; including details on training, equipment needed, and hourly pay.  It explains the importance of quality services and how to find and retain qualified service providers.  Laws pertaining to realtime communication access are also discussed. From about module, pepnet

Abused Deaf Women and Their Families: A Lack of Information

Overviews types of abusive behavior and the lack of captioned resources. From Anne Phillips and Marta Mulholland about history, captioning

Footsteps to Inspire Us: Women Who Are Deaf and Hard of Hearing, Blind and Low Vision, and Deaf-Blind

March is Women's History Month. As we celebrate all the women in American and world history whose influence has shaped our lives, we should not forget the influences of women who are deaf or hard of hearing, blind or low vision, and deaf-blind. At first you may not be able to think of any such women. Then you might remember Helen Keller who was both deaf and blind and an inspiration to millions. However, there are many other sensory-disabled women who have not only contributed to their own community but to the world at large. From Cindy Camp about educators, blindness, deaf-blind, deaf